The Interceptor BBC Cast List and Theme Tune – TV Series

Theme Music, Filming and Cast Details for The Interceptor: Tony Saint’s New BBC One TV drama starring O-T Fagbenle, Trevor Eve, Jo Joyner, Anna Skellern and Lorraine Ashbourne.

What’s the name of The Interceptor’s theme tune and who sings it?

The name of the opening credits theme music is ‘Left Hand Free’ and the song is performed by British indie rock band alt-J. Released in 2014, the track is taken from their second studio album, titled ‘This Is All Yours’.

You can listen to the full song and watch the official video right here:

The Interceptor BBC Cast List

Character Name – Actor/Actress

Marcus ‘Ash’ Ashton – O. T. Fagbenle (Looking, Quick Cuts, Material Girl, FM, Grownups, Little Miss Jocelyn, Quarterlife, As If, I Could Never Be Your Woman, The Reeds, Double Wedding)

Roach – Trevor Eve (Kidnap and Ransom, Waking the Dead, Kidnap and Ransom, Bouquet of Barbed Wire)

Tommy – Robert Lonsdale (Silent Witness)

Kim – Anna Skellern (Parade’s End, Lip Service, The Musketeers, Heading Out, Outnumbered, Siren, Gambit, The Descent: Part 2)

The Interceptor BBC Cast: Valerie (LORRAINE ASHBOURNE), Cartwright (EWAN STEWART), Ash (OT FAGBENLE), Martin (CHARLIE DE MELO), Tommy (ROBERT LONSDALE) and Kim (ANNA SKELLERN) - Image Credit: BBC/Des Willie

Valerie (LORRAINE ASHBOURNE), Cartwright (EWAN STEWART), Ash (OT FAGBENLE), Martin (CHARLIE DE MELO), Tommy (ROBERT LONSDALE) and Kim (ANNA SKELLERN) – Image Credit: BBC/Des Willie

Valerie – Lorraine Ashbourne (Public Enemies, Homefront, Playing the Field, Jane Eyre, City Central, True Dare Kiss, Silent Witness, Murderland, In a Land of Plenty, The Selfish Giant, Oranges and Sunshine)

Cartwright – Ewan Stewart (P.O.W., In Deep, Valhalla Rising)

Martin – Charlie De Melo

Lorna – Jo Joyner (EastEnders, Ordinary Lies, No Angels, Trying Again, Candy Cabs, Swinging, North & South, Family, Murdoch Mysteries)

JagoPaul Kaye (Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell, Strutter, Very Important Pennis, Two Thousand Acres of Sky, Lilyhammer, Perfect World, Stella, Game Of Thrones, Kingdom, Candy Cabs, Pulling, Match Point, It’s All Gone Pete Tong, Blackball, Dracula Untold)

Xavier – Lee Boardman (Rome, Da Vinci’s Demons, Great Night Out, Ladies of Letters, Drop Dead Gorgeous, Longford, Love’s Kitchen, London Boulevard)

Docker – Gary Beadle (EastEnders, Thieves Like Us, Operation Good Guys, Making Out)

Hannah – India Ria Amarteifio (Gangsta Granny)

Bernie – Anthony Grundy (Weekender)

Gemmill – Jeany Spark (Man Down, Wallander, The Escape Artist, Da Vinci’s Demons, Tess of the D’Urbervilles, Showreel, Red Lights)

Rob Kane – Bob Cryer (No Signal, Bombshell, Mid Life Christmas)

Mal – Alex Austin

Warren – Angus Brown

Chloe – Rayne Obili

Sadie – Melissa Johns

The Interceptor BBC Cast: Kim (ANNA SKELLERN) - Image Credit: BBC/Des Willie

Kim (ANNA SKELLERN) – Image Credit: BBC/Des Willie

Guest Cast – Episode 1 – 10/6/15

Young Ash – Delwyn Henry

De Carlo – Hugh Sachs (Benidorm, M.I.T. Murder Investigation Team, Aristocrats, Like Minds, The Libertine, The Shell Seekers)

Charlie – Daniel Adegboyega

Anderson – Adjoa Andoh (Chasing Shadows, Law & Order: UK, Doctor Who, Casualty, Cucumber, Wizards vs. Aliens, Missing, M.I.High, Health and Efficiency, Close Relations)

Maurice – Dean Bardini

Man – Dean Roberts

Chinese Girl – Emiko Ishii


Guest Cast – Episode 2 – 17/6/15

Shannon – Kelsey Hardwick (EastEnders, Abducted, He Who Dares: Downing Street Siege)

Fitz – Ryan Calais Cameron (Honeytrap)

Gunsmith – Ben Owen-Jones (Frankie, New Street Law, Dalziel and Pascoe, The Best of Men)

Connor – Felix Scott (Wolf Hall, Doc Martin, Missing, Undeniable, Family Affairs, Bombshell)

Yvonne – Rebecca Lacey (Monarch of the Glen, Casualty, Badger)

Stella – Abigail Eames (The Crimson Field)

Cal – Jack Bence (Bad Education)

Frankie – Shea Wall

Benji – Joivan Wade (Youngers, Big School, Doctor Who)

Buster – Theo Barklem-Biggs (Silk, Ballot Monkeys, Tatau, Crims, The Guilty, The Fades, EastEnders, Borrowed Time, The Inbetweeners Movie, Kingsman: The Secret Service, Kerry)

Fitz’s Friend – Youssef Berouain (EastEnders)

Fitz’s Friend – Danny Devall

Ralph – David Troughton (The Cafe, Casualty 1909, Casualty 1907, Combat Kids, Trevor’s World of Sport, Paradise Heights, New Tricks, Outnumbered, Underworld, Doctor Who)

The Interceptor Cast Members: Gemmill (JEANY SPARK) - Image Credit: BBC/Des Willie

Gemmill (JEANY SPARK) – Image Credit: BBC/Des Willie

Maxine – Natifa Mai

Detective – Jim Alexander (London’s Burning)

Policeman – Adam McNamara (EastEnders)

WPC – Janine Leigh

Pavel – Tomi May (Line of Duty, The Liability, Mea culpa)

Witness – Olivia Chenery (Penny Dreadful)

Golfer – Tim Wallers (Injustice)

Smoke – Neal Barry (Him & Her, The Suspicions of Mr Whicher: The Murder in Angel Lane)

Barman – Richard Pettyfer

Stannard – Simon Armstrong (Coronation Street, The Suspicions of Mr Whicher: Beyond the Pale, Game of Thrones, The Fear, Da Vinci’s Demons)


Guest Cast – Episode 3 – 24/6/15

Student – Harry Ryan

Reid – Neil Stuke (Silk, Reggie Perrin, Monday Monday, The Virgin Queen, The Bill, Trust, Plebs, Lewis, One Night, Office Gossip, The Sins, Christie Malry’s Own Double-Entry)

Blair – Ashley Thomas (Top Boy)

Zubin – Hamza Jeetooa (Combat Hospital)

Tahir – Renu Setna (Collision, Silent Witness, No Angels)

Astin – Sacha Dharwan (In the Club, Last Tango in Halifax, Outsourced, 24: Live Another Day, Line of Duty, Five Days, The Deep, Out of Sight, Weirdsister College, The Last Train, An Adventure in Space and Time, The Tractate Middoth)

Wark – Michael Lindall (Hammer of the Gods)

Masked Man 1 (Lionel) – Sean Cernow (Prisoners Wives, The Cup, The Amazing Mrs Pritchard)

Masked Man 2 (Turk) – Tom McGarva


Guest Cast – Episode 4 – 1/7/15

Stacey – Ruby Wild (The Smoke)

Russ the Bus – Kyle Rees (Emmerdale, The Indian Doctor, Hollyoaks Later)

Forsberg – The Viking – Christian Rubeck

Mandy – Tiana Benjamin (EastEnders, Dalziel and Pascoe, Rose and Maloney)

Kenny – Nathan Whitfield

Receptionist – Susannah Allman (The Girl’s Guide to Depravity, Flatmates)

Alison – Lisa Hammond (EastEnders, Bleak House, Psychoville, Grange Hill, Vera, Max & Paddy’s Road to Nowhere)

Valet – Nathan Clarke (Tyrant)

Doctor – Sam Battersea

Father – Phil Deguara

Policewoman – Candis Nergaard (Glue)


Guest Cast – Episode 5 – 8/7/15

Scooter – Dexter Fletcher (Hotel Babylon, The Virgin Queen, Band of Brothers, Press Gang, Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels)

Sergeant – Jennifer Daley

Paulo – Gonzalo Ramos (To Love is Forever, Physical or Chemical)

Valentina – Ana-Maria Maskell

Wesley – Luke Williams (WPC 56, Happy Valley)

Marvin – Harry Kershaw

Carlos – Alberto Maneiro (BuenAgente, River City, To Love is Forever)

Priest – Stephen Critchlow

Gustavo – Pablo Scola (Yo soy Bea)


Guest Cast – Episode 6 – 15/7/15

Alex – Ralf Little (The Royle Family, Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps, Our Zoo, The Cafe, Married Single Other, Massive, Paradise Heights, The Eustace Bros., 24 Hour Party People, Nativity 3: Dude, Where’s My Donkey?!)

Lativian – George Lasha (Ambassadors)

Yorkie – Ralph Ineson (Game of Thrones, Playing the Field, New Worlds, Secret State, Case Sensitive, Suburban Shootout, The Office, Titanic tv series, Waterloo Road, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows)

Jerry – Nick Bartlett (Londynczycy, The Jury, World War Z)

Macca – Aaron Taylor

Bob – David Streames


Guest Cast – Episode 7 – 22/7/15

Fergus – Jack Shalloo

Casby – Jack Roth (Bedlam, Great Expectations, The Great Train Robbery, Silent Witness, The Cafe)

Donny – Tommy French (Call the Midwife)

Sonia – Valeria Vereau

Mrs Roach – Anita Booth (Bloody Cuts)

Kaplan – Mitchell Mullen (Project: Library)

Barman – Gareth O’Connor


Guest Cast – Episode 8 – Series Finale – 29/7/15

Roach’s Lawyer – Simon Treves (Above Suspicion: Silent Scream, Jeeves and Wooster)


How many episodes of The Interceptor will there be?

The number of episodes in this first series will be 8, each lasting for one hour. There’s currently no news from the BBC on whether or not the show will return for a season 2.

When does The Interceptor start on BBC1?

The Interceptor’s air date and start time has now been officially set for Wednesday 10 June 2015 at 9:00pm on BBC One. Episode 1 of this eight-part drama sees Marcus Ashton and his best friend Tommy join the UNIT – a new undercover law enforcement team who target criminals residing right at the top of the chain. Watch the series trailer below.

Where was The Interceptor filmed?

Beginning in the Spring of 2014, the BBC series was filmed at many different locations, mainly in the London area.

The Interceptor BBC Trailer